VELDMAN, Mr Fred J Gauteng,
Fred started showing Pekingese in 1975 making up several champions. In 1978 he purchased his first King Charles Spaniel that became the top KCS in South Africa for the following six years. In 1979 he imported a King Charles Spaniel from England from which he produced his first homebred KCS champion. In 1984 he imported a Lhasa Apso from USA. His first litter produced four champions and he imported five more Lhasas from USA, exhibiting successfully producing several champions. At this time he rescued a number of Shih Tzu and showed them successfully achieving a BIS. In 1999 he purchase his first Chihuahua which was followed by the import NZ Ch Salinacruz Blue D'Zire. She was multi Best Smooth Chihuahua of the Year winner and still continues winning Best Veteran on Show at ten years of age. In 2006 he travelled to Crufts and in 2007 went to the Windsor Show in U.K. and as a result imported Natamuk Keenaughts Bobby Dazzler of De Chatalet who is present top Chihuahua (both varieties) in South Africa. He also exhibited Papillion's. making up three champions in 2007 - 2008, and is at present showing a homebred Japanese Chin, two co-owned Löwchen from German imports and one Löwchen import from Australia. Fred is on the championship panel in South Africa for the Toy Group and has judged this group and specialist breeds on numerous occasions. He also judges the Utility and Hound Groups at championship level and Terriers at Open Show Level. Judged Perth Royal 2008.